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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re:Getting permission to use OpenOffice Trademarks (draft)
Date Sat, 19 Nov 2011 15:11:58 GMT
This is great Rob, thanks for digging it out. It probably should go on the
website.

Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Nov 19, 2011 2:56 PM, "Rob Weir" <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> We went through this all a couple of months ago.  We processed
> permission requests for a book and a training certificate program.
> But the community has grown and there are list members who were not
> around back then.  So this information is worth repeating.  And if we
> think this information is useful, I can put it on the website as well.
>
> Feedback/corrections are welcome.
>
> -Rob
>
> ===============================================
> Apache OpenOffice Trademarks
>
> The Apache Software Foundation hold trademarks on behalf of its
> projects.  For the Apache OpenOffice project these trademarks include
> the names Apache OpenOffice and OpenOffice.org, as well as the
> graphical logo.  Use of these marks is prohibited without explicit
> permission from ASF.
>
> However, the Apache OpenOffice project is happy to work with 3rd
> parties who desire to use these trademarks in ways that are beneficial
> to the project, which do not imply endorsement by ASF, and which are
> fully in conformance with Apache policies.
>
> To request such permission, follow these steps:
>
> 1) First familiarize yourself with the Apache Trademark Policy [1].
> Many of the common cases are already addressed there.  And some uses
> of ASF marks ("nominative use") are automatically allowed.
>
> 2) Email a proposal to ooo-private@incubator.apache.org.  In the
> proposal, please include:
>
> a) Name and contact information of the company, organization or person
> requesting the permission
>
> b) A list of what ASF controlled marks you wish to use
>
> c) A description of how these marks would be used.  Give supporting
> detail, along with context  If you are requesting use of the logo, for
> example, provide a prototype of how the logo would appear in the
> context of the overall design.
>
> d) Any other information you think would be useful, e.g., any impeding
> deadlines
>
> 2) On receipt of the proposal, the Apache OpenOffice PMC will review
> and decide whether or not to recommend approval.
>
> 3) If the PMC recommends approval, then they will forward their
> recommendation, along with your proposal and any follow up
> communications, to the Apache V.P. of Brand Management for final
> approval.
>
> 4) We will then notify you of the outcome.
>
>
> [1]: http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/
>

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